Dum Spiro, Spero

While I live, I hope; or, While there's life, there's hope. Hope while you live, for who would care to cope

With life's three foes, unpanoplied with hope?

Hope against hope, while fed with vital breath.

Hope be your anchor in the hour of death

E.C.B.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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